Remi in St. Petersburg - 5 April, 1803
In the evening I had a great and unexpected pleasure.
[quoted from the author's diary:]
“Remi had again invited me to play duetts with him, and to day I was able to bring him a new one of my composition. After we had played this through for the second time, he embraced me and said: You must change violins with me, so that we may possess a souvenir of each other! I was overcome with surprise and joy; for his violin had long pleased me better than my own. But as it was a genuine Guarneri, and at least worth as much again as mine, I felt obliged to decline his offer. He, however, would … more >>
Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:41:50 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:29:03 +0000